National Statistics

Special educational needs in England: January 2014

This release brings together information available on special educational needs (SEN), along with related information about special schools.



This statistical first release (SFR) provides analyses on:

  • the characteristics of pupils by their provision of SEN
  • the assessment and placement of pupils with statements of SEN

It is based on pupil-level data collected via the school census and local authority-level data collected via the SEN2 survey.

Contact details

Special educational needs statistics team